We’re on YouTube

With help from Shaw TV, here’s a really great look at the most recent Red River Heritage Fair.

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Red River Heritage Art Gallery

We had a handful of art projects from St. Johns High that were heritage themed. It’d be nice if we could expand this pilot project next year.

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More pictures! Our lunch time entertainment

Scottish Dancing There’s nothing like a bit of Scottish dancing to get you up and moving at lunch time.

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And the winner is…!

The award recipients from last Thursday’s awards ceremony are listed below. The name of the student is followed by the project name, and then the school.

Heritage Winnipeg Award

Erin Morgan…The Forks…Immanuel Christian
Morgan Versteeg…Rainbow Stage…Immanuel Christian
Kara McMillan Pokrant…The Great Depression…John Pritchard

KGS Sustainable Development Award

Camryn Kangas…Lake Winnipeg: A Point of No Return…St. Mary’s
Atticus McIltraith…Winnipeg Transit…J.B. Mitchell
Farah Alsayed…David Suzuki…Arthur A. Leach

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Award

Chale Pinpin…James Naismith…Holy Ghost
Dylan Conway…Carey Price…Niji Mahkway
Coco Koltek…Canada at the Winter Olympics…St. Mary’s

Dalnavert/Manitoba Historical Society Manitoba Project

Yoomna Rizvi…NellieMcClung…Arthur A. Leach
Tristan Barnet…Billy Barker Flying Ace…Holy Ghost
Maxine Setosta…Samuel Hearne…Sacre Coeur

St. Boniface Museum French Language/Culture Award

Sivrel Manalo and Cheraina Baon…Terry Fox..Sacre Coeur
Rose Wennekes…Gabrielle Roy…Marie-Anne Gabourey
Gwen Marasigan…Personalites Canadiennes…Sacre Coeur

Manitoba Social Science Teachers Association Award

Brent Fisher…The Montreal Procedure…MET School
Alvin Grospe…Refugees in Canada…Holy Ghost

Aboriginal Circle of Educators Award

Cordy Bailey…Moon Ceremony…Prairie Rose School
Mackenzie Coleman…Tommy Prince…St. Mary’s
Bryant Taylor…Reservation: St. Theresa’s Point…Machray

Relocate Reggie Art Award

Ron Amrom…J.B. Mitchell
Tisha Mohamed…Sargent park
Nichole Dudek…Holy Ghost

Veteran Project Award

David Nyhof…Operation Manna…Immanuel Christian
Emily Gibson…Camp Hughes…Arthur A. Leach
Tristan Barnet…Billy Barker Flying Ace…Holy Ghost

Impact of Faith Award

Jenna Seyidogiu and Madelyn Timmins…Racism in Post 9/11…Grant Park
Havana Anderson…Cultural Teaching: Medicine Pouch…Machray

Parks Canada Award

Andrew Stoesz…Conscientious Objectors in Canada…Arthur A. Leach
Grayden Bedford…Quest for the Northwest Passage…McIsaac
Christine Advincula…Louis Riel…Sargent Park

Treaty Relations Commission Award

Johanna Whiteside…Treaties…Machray
Safia Soussi Founni…Residential School…Mare-Anne Gaboury

Manitoba Geneological Society

Gillian Besko and Grace Scott…Grosse Ile, Qc…St. Mary’s

Manitoba Museum Award

Adi Groumotis…The Winnipeg General Strike…Balmoral Hall
Camryn Kangas…Lake Winnipeg: A Point of No Return…St. Mary’s

CTV Research Award

Rylee DeJong…Titanic: The Canadian Connection…St. Mary’s
Carrington Dong…Chinese Immigration to Canada…Balmoral Hall
Taylor Comanski…Canada’s Involvement with Space Technology…St. Mary’s

City of Winnipeg Museums Board Award

Kiara Calista and Adia Duehrsen…Winnipeg General Strike…St. Mary’s
Shanti Gotfried and Meguire McRae-King…Rachel Brown…Homeschool
Neil Perez…Royal Winnipeg Rifles…Holy Ghost

Hudson’s Bay Company Explorer Award

Grayden Bedford…Quest for the Northwest Passage…McIsaac
Waverley Leduc…Canadian Beavers…J.B. Mitchell
Sophie George…What’s the Point? The Hudson’s Bay Company Point Blanket…St. Mary’s

ManACE Technology Award

Carter Persoage…Klondike Gold Rush…Sargent Park
Amber Penner…If Day…Linden Christian

Red River Heritage Fair Award of Excellence

Reed Cohen…Canadian connection: Hannas’s Suitcase…Mare-Anne Gaboury
Rylee DeJong…Titanic: The Canadian Connection…St. Mary’s
Atticus McIlraith…Winnipeg Transit…J.B. Mitchell

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The first of the photos from the Fair

Here’s the first of the photos that I’ve had a chance to sort out from last week’s Fair. More to come soon.


By the way, thanks to the many who watched the CTV weather last Thursday evening. It did eventually occur to me that I meant Laura Secord.

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